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- Duffield, Kristin R.; Bowers, E. Keith; Sakaluk, Scott K.; Sadd, Ben M.
- Behavioral ecology and sociobiology 2017 v.71 no.12 pp. 185
- threshold models, etc ; life history; mortality; reproduction; Show all 4 Subjects
- ... Although reproductive strategies can be influenced by a variety of intrinsic and extrinsic factors, life history theory provides a rigorous framework for explaining variation in reproductive effort. The terminal investment hypothesis proposes that a decreased expectation of future reproduction (as might arise from a mortality threat) should precipitate increased investment in current reproduction. ...
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